BAE Systems Presenting at Aero India 2021

January 28, 2021 – BAE Systems will exhibit a number of its world-leading capabilities, alongside its commitment to Make in India, at next week’s Aero India, taking place from 3-5 February in Bengaluru. Under the theme of “Partnering in India to Make in India”, the Company will demonstrate how its products and services – across land, air and sea –…

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Spanish Armada Maps Save after Fundraising Efforts

January 27, 2021 – A RARE set of maps charting the defeat of the Spanish Armada have been saved from being sold overseas after the National Museum of the Royal Navy raised £600,000 in just eight weeks. The ten maps, a complete set, are thought to be the earlies surviving representations of the naval battles and have not left the…

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ARC Caribe Deploys with Humanitarian Relief Supplies

January 30, 2021 (Google Translation) – With 101.9 tons of humanitarian aid, construction materials and logistical supplies for the reconstruction of the Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina, the multipurpose ship ARC “Caribe” of the General Maritime Directorate set sail. This is the eighth ship that joins the “Renacer” operation in the process of rebuilding the island of…

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Vard Marine to Design Multipurpose Ship for Chilean Navy

February 1, 2021 – Vard Marine Inc. has been awarded the contract to design an Amphibious and Military Transport Vessel for the Chilean Navy by ASMAR Shipbuilding & Ship Repair Company. The ships will be constructed at the ASMAR shipyard in Talcahuano, Chile. These multi-role vessels will be capable of operating throughout the Pacific and Southern Ocean with services to…

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Exercise Talisman Sabre 21

TS21 is the largest bilateral combined training activity between the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and United States (US) military. It is designed to test our respective forces in planning and conducting Combined and Joint Task Force operations and improve the combat readiness and interoperability between Australian and US forces. Occurring every two years, Talisman Sabre reflects the closeness of our…

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BAE Systems to Sustain US Navy ATC Systems

February 1, 2021 – BAE Systems will provide lifecycle, engineering, and sustainment support to ensure precision approaches and further enhance the safety of America’s warfighters. The U.S. Navy selected BAE Systems for a five-year $65.7 million single-award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract for air traffic control (ATC) platform sustainment and engineering services. The company will continue to utilize its engineering,…

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USS Gabrielle Giffords returns from rotational deployment

January 31, 2021 – Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) returned to its homeport of Naval Base San Diego, Jan. 31, following a 17-month rotational deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet and U.S. 4th Fleet areas of operation. “I am incredibly proud of the Gabrielle Giffords team and all they have accomplished,” said Cmdr. Rion Martin, the…

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£230 million contract to bolster Royal Navy torpedoes

January 27, 2021 – Spearfish torpedoes – which use sonar to home in on targets – are carried by the Royal Navy’s Astute class and Trafalgar class hunter-killer submarines and the nuclear deterrent Vanguard class to neutralize underwater and surface threats. While Sting Ray torpedoes are deployed on Anti-Submarine Warfare mission, including frigates, Merlin and Wildcat helicopters. They provide a…

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